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August 7

Men’s Basketball

NBA: Cavaliers’ exhibition schedule includes game at Ohio State Columbus Dispatch

Funderburke focuses on stocks Columbus Dispatch – The advice yesterday was part of a “financial bootcamp” seminar put on by his Lawrence Funderburke Youth Organization and sponsored by the church and Park National Bank. During the all-day workshop, Funderburke used basketball, celebrities and cash to connect the teens to the complexities of investing money.

 

Football

Drive for five www.BigTenNetwork.com – Ohio State has won at least a share of the past four Big Ten championships. Impressive work, no doubt. But the Buckeyes lost a plethora of talent to the NFL, so will star sophomore Terrelle Pryor and company be able to make it five in a row?

Coleman, Spievey on Thorpe Award watch list ESPN.com – The preseason award watch lists continue to roll in, with the Thorpe Award up next. Ohio State cornerback Malcolm Jenkins took home the hardware last year, …

USA Today poll: USC 4th, OSU 6th The preseason USA Today college football poll is out. I don’t get into any other preseason polls much, simply because they don’t affect the BCS standings. This is the coaches’ poll, the biggie, that makes up one-third…

Camp preview: Linebackers Columbus Dispatch

Buckeyes‘ Berry moves forward following arrest ESPN.com – Ohio State running back recruit Jaamal Berry spoke publicly Wednesday for the first time since his arrest for marijuana possession in June. …

   

August 6

Football

Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Terrelle Pryor touched by football …

The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com 

Columbus — During the pursuit of the nation’s No. 1 football recruit two years ago, the family of quarterback Terrelle Pryor had a connection with Penn

OSU football: Pryor, Buckeyes fight to sack rare disease

Columbus Dispatch 

Terrelle Pryor shows his video-game skills while helping the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association. OSU teammate Andre Amos, right, was among the

TERRELLE PRYOR AND OHIO STATE FOOTBALL ORGANIZE CHARITY EVENT FOR …

dBusinessNews Pittsburgh (press release) 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University quarterback Terrelle Pryor, a Jeannette High School graduate, and members of the Ohio State football

Video: Buckeyes talk with WCMH NBC Ch. 4 Columbus at Charity Event

Camp preview: Defensive line Columbus Dispatch

Knute Rockne Division: Duke it out
ESPN
Notre Dame and Ohio State each have produced seven Heisman Trophy winners, tied with Southern California for most by any school. Buckeyes running back

 

Men’s Basketball

Cover boy Columbus Dispatch

      August 4-5 Men’s Lacrosse Buckeye Ricky Pages appears on the Today Show

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University

Editorial: Short takesColumbus Dispatch

CONGRATULATIONS TO Ohio State University on the unveiling of its renovated main library this week.

Football

Browns: Rookie receivers hope to lend hands

Columbus Dispatch Wide receiver Brian Robiskie, a former Ohio State Buckeye, takes part in drills during the Cleveland Browns’ minicamp in June.

Ohio State gamers gear up to fight CMT disease

ESPN It’s no secret that many college football players spend an absurd amount of time playing video games, but the Ohio State Buckeyes are putting their favorite pastime to good use.

Ohio State goes 6th in ESPN mock draft for new “power conference;” 3rd in post-1936 rankings

Cleveland Plain Dealer ESPN analysts have finished a mock draft of college football programs for an elite, 40-school division.

Clark, Pryor on watch list for O’Brien Award

Pittsburgh Tribune Review Penn State senior Daryll Clark, Ohio State sophomore Terrelle Pryor and West Virginia senior Jarrett Brown were among 33 players named to the watch list for the Davey O’Brien Award on Tuesday.

Also in: WBNS-10TV: Pryor Named To Davey O’Brien Watch List

Adams, Shugarts get a shot

Large sophomores might anchor line at offensive tackle

The Columbus Dispatch Put together, Mike Adams and J.B. Shugarts would stand 13 feet, 4 inches tall and weigh 620 pounds. That might win them the title of world’s biggest question mark. As Ohio State gets set to open preseason practice Monday, there might be no more pressing issue than how well its rebuilt offensive line comes together. The Buckeyes likely will have only one player — center Mike Brewster — starting at the same position as last year.

Buckeyes fan gets rare glimpse at Big Ten meetings

Columbus Dispatch While thinking how to describe how purely awesome attending the Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon was I tried to come up with some parallels so that one may understand: defeating Michigan five consecutive seasons, Terrelle Pryor signing with the Buckeyes, the 2002 National Championship, Michigan’s 3-9 record last season, the list could go on. I realize on the surface it’s likely hard to fathom that a meal and listening to people speak for two hours is anywhere near as exhilarating as these experience from our very recent Buckeye past but give me a chance here to explain.

Me: Coach, would you sign one of your pictures for my wife please?

Tressel: Absolutely, who do I make it out to?

Me: Make it out to Brie, you spell it just like the cheese.

Tressel: You have a lot of faith thinking I know how to spell brie the cheese.

Me: Coach, all of us Buckeyes have a lot of faith in you.

And that was it! That was my interaction with Tressel. Having never met him before, never seeing him not on the sideline, this was as close to nirvana as it was getting for me.

Marines who “want to be in the fight” among Ohio State opponents to start season

Cleveland Plain Dealer The Big Ten meetings were a week ago. Ohio State begins preseason practice one week from today. The first game of the season is 33 days away. Time to jump back into Buckeye football.

CFN preview: Ohio State

FOXSports.com – After losing two national championship games and getting blasted by USC in ugly, embarrassing fashion, Ohio State has to do something big to

Ohio State is a daunting test, but Navy is ready for opener
Washington Examiner
And Niumataolo has to find them in a hurry as Ohio State beckons in 32 days. “Knowing that I’m going up against an NFL prospect is awesome,” said Asante.

Worthington on the rebound

Columbus Dispatch – A year ago, Doug Worthington thought he had really blown it. In the early hours of a Saturday in July, he was pulled over for speeding on campus and then found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

UM, OSU ready for camp
Toledo Blade Players excited to start practice with season on horizon

When Michigan takes the field on Sept. 5 for its 2009 season opener, 286 days will have passed since the Wolverines last played a football game.

Big Ten position rankings: Secondary
ESPN
Ohio State — It’s a bit of a mixed bag for the Buckeyes, who return the Big Ten’s top safety tandem but look thin at cornerback. Safeties Kurt Coleman and …

Pryor’s teammates see obvious signs of growth
ESPN
CHICAGO — Ohio State senior tight end Jake Ballard didn’t have to search for the subtle signs showing Terrelle Pryor’s growth as a leader this summer.

Big Ten football coaches defend image vs. SEC

U Wire – Last week’s Big Ten Media Days didn’t have a “Tebowgate” scandal of any sort. The SEC Football Media Days were filled with questions about Florida quarterback Tim Tebow. Reporters at Big Ten Media Days didn’t focus on Tebow, but there was no shortage of discussion on the SEC.

Courtesy: Kent State Athletic Communications

Kent State University Athletics – ‎Richard McNutt joined Doug Martin’s staff this spring as the cornerbacks coach. McNutt brings a wide array of experience, from playing on a national

Lorain native Wilhelm signs deal with Philadelphia
The Morning Journal
During his four years at Ohio State, Wilhelm established himself as one of the most productive linebackers to suit up for the Buckeyes.

Boeckman still has NFL hopes Columbus Dispatch

The top 20 Ohio State football players for 2009: No. 18, Brandon Saine
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com
The Plain Dealer Breaking down the best 20 Ohio State players on the roster right now as the Buckeyes prepare to report for preseason …

The top 20 Buckeyes – Lawrence Wilson: Ohio State football
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com
How important your position is to the team is a factor, but it’s also not a player’s fault if he’s great at what he does and Ohio State doesn’t ask him to

The top 20 Ohio State football players for 2009: No. 19, DeVier Posey
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com
Breaking down the best 20 Ohio State players on the roster right now as the Buckeyes prepare to report for preseason camp on Sunday. …

 

August 1-3

Women’s Basketball

 

 Prahalis helps U.S. win gold at U-19 world championships

Columbus Dispatch

Ohio State guard Sammy Prahalis scored 21 points yesterday to help the United States’ women’s basketball team beat Spain 87-71 in the gold medal game of the FIBA Under-19 world championships in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

USA reaches gold medal game Columbus Dispatch

 

 

 

Men’s Basketball

 

Rob Oller commentary: Oden knows this season could be boom or bust

Columbus Dispatch

 

University

 

OSU’s main library reopens today after three-year, $109 million renovation

Columbus Dispatch – Ohio State University’s main library has undergone more nips, tucks and enhancements than an aging beauty queen trying to hang on to her youth.

 

Lacrosse

 

Former Buckeye Ricky Pages of the Long Island Lizards teaches TODAY hosts some lacrosse skills

 

 

Football  


ESPN’s Lee Corso truly believes “life is good …

Orlando Sentinel
Oh wait! Here’s Brutus. Corso donned his first mascot head on ESPN’s GameDay broadcast on Oct. 5, 1996. Corso donned the Brutus head to predict an Ohio State Buckeyes win over Penn State. …

 

 

 

It’s a long season, and it starts early
Los Angeles Times
12: USC at Ohio State. The Buckeyes, 35-3 losers last year at the Coliseum, won’t have “Beanie” Wells in the lineup again this year, either. This is a huge,

 

Positive signs

Columbus Dispatch

Teammates like what they’re seeing in Terrelle Pryor’s maturation

 

Camp preview: Offensive line Columbus Dispatch

 

NFL notebook: Gholston seeking to bust out with Jets

Columbus Dispatch

 

NFL: Beanie Wells’ injury not serious, Cardinals say

Columbus Dispatch

 

Cardinals sign first-round pick Wells
Pro Football Weekly
228-pounder out of Ohio State earned second-team All-Big Ten honors as a junior in 2008, leading the Buckeyes in rushing with 1197 yards and eight …

 

Preseason predictions: Ohio State

ESPN 

You’ll have to wait a little longer for my pick on the USC game, but here are three predictions for Ohio State. 1. The Buckeyes finally go back to the Rose

 

Big Ten looking at longer seasons
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Ohio State’s regular season ended Nov. 22, and the Buckeyes didn’t play against Texas in the Fiesta Bowl until Jan. 5. The Buckeyes lost. …